Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi will host the historic meeting between the Brazilian team and its Korean counterpart at 5:30 pm today in a meeting that represents a hearty meal for the fans of the round witch, while the UAE Football Federation appointed a referee team led by international referee Ammar Al-Junaibi.
The meeting between Brazil and South Korea is very popular in sports circles in the UAE, as confirmed by the exhaustion of tickets in less than 24 hours of its launch last October.
The last friendly between the two teams in 2013 in Seoul, South Korea, in a match then won the Brazilians «zero», while their interviews began in 1992 in a friendly match then won Brazilians 1-0, while the only friendly victory won by the Koreans in 1999 For a gratis view.
The match between Brazil and South Korea, the last preparations for the samba team to qualify for South America qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, which starts next March, while the game for the Koreans as a benefit from the experiences of strong friction, with Korea and since September last year 2023, as they top Group H with eight points, despite a goalless draw against Lebanon last Thursday.
Brazil coach Tete is back in the UAE, having previously coached Al Ain in 2007 and Al Wahda 2010. This is the second visit to the UAE after nine years, while the South Korean team is re-appearing for the second time this year. Last January at the Asian Cup hosted by the state, the Koreans reached the quarter-finals.
In their last friendly experience this year, Celsao are looking to reconcile with their fans, after Brazilians failed to win any of their five matches since last July's Copa America, the most recent of which was a friendly match against their arch-rivals Argentina at the stadium in the Saudi capital. Riyadh, last Friday, in a match in which the tango team won the result without a reply.
The Selsao squad includes several notable players, including Liverpool goalkeeper Alison Becker, fellow Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho this season loaned from Barcelona to Bayern Munich, and captain Thiago Silva of Paris Saint-Germain. French, and other stars.
On the other hand, the Korean Samson is equipped with the expertise of his professional players in the world leagues, led by Tottenham's top scorer Sun, Valencia's Lee Kang In, Leipzig's Huang Hshan, fast forward Lee Jae-sung and Kim Shin-wook
A UAE refereeing team manages the match
The UAE Football Association has appointed a refereeing team led by international referee Ammar Al-Junaibi to manage the international friendly match between Brazil and South Korea today at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium at Al-Jazira Club in Abu Dhabi.
The panel includes Ahmed Al Rashidi, Jassim Al Ali, and Hamad Ali Yousuf, a fourth.
Brazil coach Tete has already trained the eye and loneliness.
The game is the latest preparations for the World Cup qualifiers.